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Sleep problems: Not just for the old and overweight

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Friday, September 24, 2010

Well, if you ever needed proof that sleep is becoming a key part of the healthcare lexicon here it is. My roommate, Amanda (age 26, normal weight) went to the doctor's this week because she is absolutely exhausted.

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What would be the consequence for an HME?

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Thursday, September 23, 2010

First, let me preface this by saying that I have no clue what the rules and regs are governing mental health in Maine, nor does the story I read give any context to the whole situation.

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Pretty in pink

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Wednesday, September 22, 2010

breast cancer, women's health

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Diabetes expertise, to a degree

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Tuesday, September 21, 2010

I remember a thread on a diabetes listserv not too terribly long ago in which many of the posters (most with Type 1 diabetes) wondered if there would ever be a more, shall we say, relaxed, process for getting certified as diabetes educators (after all, we all kind of considered ourselves experts

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Guess HMEs aren't so different after all

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Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Our local Sunday paper does a Q&A in its job listings section. How, wondered I, would the mainstream media handle the intracacies of reporting on our odd little HME world?

Nice work if you can get it

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Thursday, August 19, 2010

audits, maine food stamps, Medicare, home medical equipment

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Consume this, consumers!

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Tuesday, August 17, 2010

If you've read the Executive Session blog lately, perhaps you have an opinion on Mike Moran's suggestion that maybe certain items could be paid for—wait for it—with cash. By the consumer.

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Medicare at forefront of treating erectile dysfunction...in females

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Monday, August 16, 2010

Do you ever feel bad for the hardworking providers in South Florida? The ones that are aboveboard and honest who seem to spend as much time battling negative image as they do selling home medical equipment?

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Out of the office, but not out of my mind

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Friday, August 6, 2010

The MED Group's Kelly Riley wanted me to give her a call next week so she could bend my ear a bit on CPAP audits in region C.

Diabetes bites

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Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Executive editor Mike wanted me to blog about a man with Type 2 diabetes whose dog ate his big, ulcerated toe. Turns out the man had blood sugars of over 500 (I assume he was undiagnosed, the article is unclear).

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